Indian Idol is the Indian version of the Pop Idol format that airs on Sony Entertainment Television since 2004. It started airing in India with the first season in 2004–2005 and was followed by second (2005–2006), third (2007), fourth (2008–2009), fifth (2010) and sixth season (2012). For the seventh and eight seasons, Indian Idol Junior replaced the show before the original Indian Idol returned for 9th season in 2016. The 10th season was again a very big hit in 2018 and was aired on Sony TV. After successful tours in Canada & UK, the Indian Idol stage is ready to be set again and the winners will be performing Live in a concert in the heart of Dubai.